NIAC LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
it's on US
It’s on US to secure our rights and empower our community for generations to come.
Empowering Our Community
Do you want to empower and strengthen the Iranian American community and build a better future for generations to come? Do you care about U.S.-Iran diplomacy? Are you passionate about civic engagement? At the conference, you will gain the platform, the tools, the connections, and the knowledge to defend and empower the Iranian American community and to stand up for U.S.-Iran peace.
Join us for three days of informative discussion, in-depth analysis, compelling entertainment, and valuable action. Now is a critical time to come together with influential scholars, business leaders, activists, and political figures to to learn how Iranians and Americans can fight apathy and really take control of America’s democratic future.
Whether you are a business professional, an entrepreneur, a community organizer, a political guru, a student, an activist, or simply want to learn how you can support your Iranian American neighbors and friends, the NIAC Leadership Conference is the event for you!
Past Conference Speakers
NIAC is anticipating an exciting assortment of panels in 2018 that will go in depth on subjects such as the image of the Iranian-American community, discrimination against minority communities, the geopolitical components of the future of the U.S.-Iran relationship, how sanctions affect our community, Iranian-American civic participation, and much more. More details coming soon.
Benjamin “Ben” Rhodes is President Obama’s Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting. From the beginning of his career, Rhodes has made a mark in policy, international relations, and writing. He worked as an assistant to Lee Hamilton at the Wilson Center, and then went on to the Iraq Study Group Report and the 9/11 Commission’s recommendations. He then went on to become President Obama’s foreign policy advisor during the 2008 Presidential Elections. He has worked with President Obama’s negotiating team for the JCPOA agreement and his outreach to the Iranian people, such as the President’s Nowruz Message in 2012.